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Author's Web Page
Includes information about the author, his background and other books, how to contact him, etc.
The Space Race
- The History of Flight: The Space Race
The history of the space race and the space program history of the United States and the Soviet Union according to a business traveler's website. Lots of links to more information.
The New York Times website on Sputnik, commemorating the 40th anniversary. Includes articles and photos from the first week following Sputnik's launch, coverage of the U.S. response and the early days of the space race, and a directory of related websites.
NASA website on Sputnik, including a chronology of events, biographies of key players, photographs, bibliography, etc.
Russian website detailing both history and present efforts in space exploration. Includes photos, chronology, biographies, etc.
An exhibition on the Space Race from the National Air and Space Museum
A series of articles from the late 1950s to the present in the Atlantic monthly on the space race, including discussion area.
Politics and Science of the 1950s and 1960s
Introduction to both the Manhattan Project, as well as what scientists were trying to do in developing the first atomic bomb.
Brief introduction to the role of the House Un-American Activities Committee and its role in blacklisting Hollywood actors, directors, and writers.
A more extensive discussion (with bibliography) of the role of the House Un-American Activities Committee and its role in blacklisting Hollywood actors, directors, and writers.
CNN interactive website on espionage during the era of the Cold War.
A chronology of historical events related to espionage during the Cold War era.
A series of articles from The Seattle Times on the development of the atomic bomb, as well as the consequences both past and present.
Current State of Space Exploration
Wired Magazine article about NASA efforts by Franklin Chang-Diaz, Director of NASA's Advanced Propulsion Lab in Houston, to develop a plasma drive for a manned mission to Mars.
NASA's website on the International Space Station.
Today's news on space
A similar website (to the above) on current events in space
NASA press release site